The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.